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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1926, in Algeria.

Painter.

Alexandre Goetz entered the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1946. A faithful Abstractionist in his early years, his style evolved into a form of Expressionism, to the detriment of formal organisation. In the 1960s he returned to figuration in his ...

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South African, 20th century, male.

Born 8 May 1903, in Plungian, Lithuania; died 25 October 1980, in Kiryat Tivon, Israel.

Sculptor in diverse materials, draughtsman, printmaker.

In 1908, Isreal-Isaac Lipshitz emigrated to South Africa where he remained, apart from trips abroad, until his retirement to Israel in ...

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South African, 20th century, male.

Born 3 August 1946, in Barberton, eastern Transvaal (Mpumalanga); died 7 September 1972, in Soweto, Johannesburg.

Printmaker, sculptor.

Born into a staunch Anglican family, Cyprian Shilakoe was sent to live with his grandmother in Mathibestad near Pretoria when he was two years old. After her death in ...

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Esmé Berman

South African painter. She was studying art in Germany at the outbreak of World War I and thus began her career in Berlin. There she associated with the Expressionists; Max Pechstein was particularly encouraging and helped to arrange her first exhibition (Berlin, 1919). Stern returned to South Africa in ...